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Efficient Management of Acute Stroke at Durdans Hospital

Streamlined Protocols and Most Advanced Bi Plane Catheterisation Laboratory in South Asia Make Way Stroke can affect anyone; male or female, of any race. It is important to know the signs and symptoms of stroke so that medical attention and treatment can be given as soon as...
Posted On 11 Nov 2018
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eChannelling awarded the ‘Best digital health care platform’ accolade at the South Asia mBillionth Awards 2018

eChannelling PLC has won the prestigious South Asia mBillionth award 2018 in ‘Health and Wellbeing’ as the Best digital health care platform held in New Delhi, India recently in recognition of its excellence in mobile innovations for development. Organised by Digital Empowerment...
Posted On 15 Oct 2018

Asiri Hospital’s New Thoracic Centre Fights Lung Cancer with Early Diagnosis

Offering patients, the highest level of screening expertise, ensuring speed of diagnosis and comprehensive treatment, Asiri Hospital’s new Thoracic Centre is committed to improving patient outcomes with this often fatal disease. The Centre, led by the country’s foremost thoracic...
Posted On 14 Oct 2018

Advanced Screening and Surgery Options for Better Outcomes against Breast Cancer at Durdans Hospital

The most common cancer among women in Sri Lanka is breast cancer. In Sri Lanka the risk of developing any of the common cancers in one’s lifetime, for both males and females, is 1 out of 40. Many improvements have been made in diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer where the...
Posted On 13 Oct 2018
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HealthRecon Connect Poised to take on Accelerated Growth with the Opening of New Office Premises

HealthRecon Connect Pvt Ltd recently marked the grand opening of its new state-of-the-art office premises, intended to function as the main operational delivery centre in Sri Lanka. The new office, centrally located at 56, Dudley Senanayake Mawatha, Colombo 8 is capable of...
Posted On 11 Oct 2018
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Brandix supports National Occupational Safety and Health Conference for 9th year

The Brandix Group has provided sponsorship support for the 2018 National Occupational Safety & Health (OSH) Conference of Sri Lanka as a key corporate partner for the ninth year. Organised by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) of the Ministry of...
Posted On 04 Oct 2018

Illicit tobacco: Tackling the threat to national law and order

Increasingly the illicit tobacco network is becoming a threat to national law and order as well as security. Benefitting from access to new markets with different legal and cultural conditions, organised crime has expanded its engagement in illicit trade significantly. In a...
Posted On 03 Oct 2018

SLCPI calls for urgent action on currency depreciation linked price controls to ensure pharma industry sustainability

Following the unprecedented depreciation of the Sri Lankan Rupee against the US Dollar, the Sri Lanka Chamber of Pharmaceutical Industry (SLCPI) issued a statement calling on the Minister of Health Hon. Dr. Rajitha Senaratne and the National Medicines Regulatory Authority (NMRA)...
Posted On 30 Sep 2018
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“Revolutionary” DocOnCall now LIVE in Sri Lanka

  DocOnCall mobile app, provides online doctor consultation via video, audio and chat Currently running free-of-charge trial   DocOnCall has launched a free-of-charge trial for DocOnCall, a revolutionary new mobile app that offers subscribers immediate access to doctor...
Posted On 29 Sep 2018
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First Ever Balloon Expandable Transcatheter Aortic valve Implantation Performed with only Local Anaesthesia at Durdans Hospital

The first ever balloon expandable transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) – (without open heart surgery) was performed on an 82 year old patient with Ischemic Heart Disease and poor lung function by Dr Pandula Athauda-Arachchi Resident Consultant Interventional...
Posted On 25 Sep 2018
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Subscribe and rest easy: free unlimited medical consultations now on oDoc

Patients can now cut down medical expenses in addition to time spent in queues, germ filled waiting rooms and stressful trips to the doctor by subscribing to free unlimited medical consultations for the entire family on oDoc for Rs. 499 a month. oDoc is Sri Lanka’s leading online...
Posted On 22 Sep 2018
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Male Infertility: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Mankind ensures continuity of its species through procreation or reproduction. Human procreation means sexual reproduction resulting in human fertilization, usually due to sexual intercourse between a male and a female. To ensure a successful fertilization both the man and the...
Posted On 22 Sep 2018